Kids & Family Programs
Mount Desert Island District
For specific dates and times, please consult the online Calendar.
• Carroll Homestead Open House
Mid-June to Labor Day, 11 am to 2:30 pm, Tue and Thu
Visit anytime during to program hours to explore an 1800s farm home, hear family stories, and play pioneer games. Imagine what life was like for the generations who lived here.
• Junior Ranger Station
Mid-June to Labor Day, 11 am to 2 pm Tue through Sat
Stop by the Junior Ranger Station at Carroll Homestead with your completed book and take the Junior Ranger oath.
• Super Sand Sleuths
Mid-June to Labor Day, 9 am Tue, Thu, Sat
Explore all the things that make this sandy beach so unique. All ages.
• Touch Tank Talk
Dorr Museum of Natural History, College of the Atlantic
Mid-June to Labor Day, Every 30 minutes starting at 1pm, 1:30pm, 2pm, 2:30pm, Tue through Sat
Meet a park ranger, get up close and personal with intertidal creatures, and learn how to safely explore along Acadia's rocky shorelines.
• Wild Things
Sieur de Monts Springs Nature Center
Mid-June to Labor Day, 9 am Mon, Wed, Fri
Run, jump and investigate to discover some of Acadia's amazing animal adaptations.